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by WLJ
2010 September 3
Cattle producers will Celebrate Red Angus in the Ozarks at the 2010 national convention of the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) Sept. 16-17 at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, MO.
by WLJ
2010 September 3
In the first large study to track the fate of a wide range of antibiotics given to dairy cows, University of California, Davis (UC Davis) scientists found that the drugs routinely end up on the ground and in manure lagoons, but are mostly broken down before they reach groundwater.
by WLJ
2010 September 3
Efficient markets allocate production resources to their highest and best use. As a practical matter, that means that industries, and the individual producers within the industry, must bid resources away from other alternative uses.
by WLJ
2010 September 3
Littlefield will continue in his current role as executive vice president-Risk Management for Farm Credit West for the remainder of the year while working closely with Graff on transition issues. He will assume full responsibility for the president/CEO position on Jan.
by DTN
2010 September 3
U.S. farm exports are forecast to increase to $113 billion in fiscal year 2011, the second-largest total on record, amid reduced competition from Russia and neighboring countries hit by drought, the Agriculture Department said last Tuesday..
by WLJ
2010 September 3
Consumers are always in the drivers seat when it comes to selling products, beef included. Thats why success in the beef industry during the coming decade will depend so heavily on the industrys ability to give consumers what they wantno matter how often they change their minds.
by WLJ
2010 September 3
The nations highest altitude beef cattle research facility, managed by New Mexico State University (NMSU) at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico, is determining if there are DNA markers that will identify if cattle are genetically predisposed to develop hypertension while at high el evations.
by WLJ
2010 September 3
For more than 56 years, cattle producers from around the world have traveled to College Station to attend the Texas A&M University Beef Cattle Short Course. As one of the premier educational beef programs in the country, this year, a special track designed
by WLJ
2010 August 27
The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported cattle on feed numbers as of August 1, 2010 rose 2.4 percent from last year as cattle feeders backed off from placements during July due to tight overall supplies of feeder cattle numbers. The number of cattle on feed in U.S.
by WLJ
2010 August 27
According to AccuWeather.com Agricultural Meteorologist Dale Mohler, an abnormally hot and dry summer throughout the Midwest has made the layer of topsoil that is necessary for the September winter wheat planting extremely dry..
by WLJ
2010 August 27
The battle between Wayne Hage and the federal government has finally been settled by the court system. In a battle that has lasted for more than 20 years, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims recently entered a final settlement in favor of the estates of Wayne Hage and Jean Hage, for the amount of $14.
by DTN
2010 August 27
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week released a draft clean water strategy that outlines plans for new rules and other initiatives the agency says will prevent water quality from degrading, bet- ter manage pollution from animal...
by WLJ
2010 August 27
The fifth annual beef field day, Sept. 16 at the University of Missouri (MU) South Farm, will highlight news and information on cattle nutrition, health, management and genetics.
by WLJ
2010 August 27
The Beef Innovations Group (BIG) debuted six new cuts last week from the beef round at the first Innovative Beef Symposium in Denver, CO, part of its effort to help meat processors, manufacturers, retailers, foodservice operators and cattle producers maximize yield, add versatility and increase profitability.
by WLJ
2010 August 27
Colorados agricultural exports continue to grow; in 2010, exports increased 27 percent compared to the same time frame in 2009. This success exceeds the national ag export increase of 15 percent.
by WLJ
2010 August 27
The Cattlemens Beef Board (CBB) unanimously approved a $40.6 million budget for Fiscal 2011, down 7.4 percent from the Fiscal 2010 budget and representing a decline of about 24 percent in the last five years.